Published in Blood Weekly, March 31st, 2005
According to a recent report from CHU Rouen, France, "Severe ocular burns are potentially blinding injuries. During the first month, ocular surface destruction is caused by a vicious circle of complications that may result in the pathological state of total limbal stem-cell deficiency.
"Amniotic membrane transplantation can be considered an early, if not immediate, surgical procedure to promote epithelialization and calm inflammation so that scarring-induced sequelae can be prevented in the chronic stage."
"However," M. Muraine and colleagues...
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